Hot Chip reveal fourth album title and release date

'One Life Stand' set for February release

Hot Chip have revealed that their fourth album will be released on February 8 and will be named ‘One Life Stand’.

Recorded in London‘s Lanark Studios, the album is the five-piece’s follow-up to 2007’s ‘Made In The Dark’.

As well as the title track and free download ‘Take It In’ (available with album pre-order from, the band revealed exclusively to NME.COM that the album features the drumming of The Invisible‘s Leo Taylor, plus Charles Hayward of 1970s prog-rockers This Heat.


Frontman Alexis Taylor explained that the first single from the album is likely to be one of the two aforementioned songs or another, which will be titled ‘The Longest Night’ or ‘I Feel Better’. “That’s the most anthemic-sounding one,” he said. “A big, massive Euro club sounding track.”

Hot Chip recently announced details of a UK tour for February 2010.

See the new issue of NME, on UK newsstands nationwide from tomorrow (November 11), for an exclusive interview with the band.

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